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Nature Photographers and Filmmakers Wanted

Nature Photographers and Filmmakers Wanted

Calling all nature photographers and filmmakers. A groundbreaking new media platform designed to connect more of us to nature is launching its apps’ first beta iteration this week.

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Photographing Whale Sharks

Photographing Whale Sharks

Photographing whale sharks tends to be a top bucket list item for many underwater image-makers, and for good reason. The largest fish in the sea, whale sharks offer uniquely special photo opportunities. For those of you who have yet to photograph one of these gentle giants, I’ve put together a few tips to keep in mind for that first encounter.

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Ethical Wildlife Photography Tips From National Geographic

Ethical Wildlife Photography Tips From National Geographic

We all want to get that stunning animal-in-the-wild shot but it’s not always possible or easy to do so. That’s when many photographers take shortcuts, and it’s not always the best idea.

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The Terrifying Moment a Shark Breaches an Underwater Photographer’s Cage

The Terrifying Moment a Shark Breaches an Underwater Photographer's Cage

The camera was rolling when a shark breached a diver’s cage on a photography trip, leaving the diver trapped with the massive creature inside the small steel enclosure.

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These Owls Have Had Enough of This Camera

These Owls Have Had Enough of This Camera

A common piece of advice given to street photographers is if your subject seems unhappy about the presence of your camera, it’s better to simply not take the picture and remove yourself from the situation. It would appear that that advice should extend to owls, as these rather ornery owls took out a camera that was supposed to be secretly observing them, and the resulting video is hilarious.

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Photographer Battles Through Storm to Complete Four-Year Passion Project

Photographer Battles Through Storm to Complete Four-Year Passion Project

For some people, photography is more than just work. They put their blood, sweat, and tears into passion projects for which they get no payment.

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Woman Hospitalized After the Octopus She Put on Her Face for a Photo Contest Injected Her With Venom

Woman Hospitalized After the Octopus She Put on Her Face for a Photo Contest Injected Her With Venom

In Washington D.C., a woman has been taken to hospital after being bitten and injected with venom by an octopus she picked up and placed on her face in what was an attempt to win a local photo contest.

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Footage Recorded at 1000 fps Shows an Ant Stinger Releasing Venom in Great Detail

Footage Recorded at 1000 fps Shows an Ant Stinger Releasing Venom in Great Detail

New footage recorded at 1,000 frames per second is giving insight into how an ant stinger works. In what is said to be the first recording of its kind, we can see the stinger, which is thinner than a human hair, releasing venom.

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Bird Photographer’s Field Review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Bird Photographer’s Field Review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Intimate bird photography has usually been made possible by using some seriously hefty lenses paired with large pro DSLR camera bodies. Can a Micro Four Thirds system really be just as effective while physically being much smaller and easier to carry?

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In-Studio Macro Photography Tutorial

In-Studio Macro Photography Tutorial

Macro photography is the art/practice of photographing tiny things. If you have the spare cash, It’s easy to just go out and buy a macro lens to start shooting, but in order to get those crisp, back to front, pin-sharp images, a little bit of technical know-how and computer wizardry is essential.

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Perfect Autofocus for Wildlife in Difficult Shooting Environments

Perfect Autofocus for Wildlife in Difficult Shooting Environments

In his latest video, wildlife photographer and educator Steve Perry talks about specific autofocus problems to be aware of in the field that could prevent you from getting sharp images.

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Let Your Photograph’s Hook Be Your Subject’s Eyes

Let Your Photograph's Hook Be Your Subject's Eyes

Remember the cliché expression the eyes are the window to the soul? They aren’t kidding around with that one, and when you capture a piercing look, you can instantly and easily grab the viewer’s attention.

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Underwater Photographer Encounters Incredible Human-Sized Jellyfish

Underwater Photographer Encounters Incredible Human-Sized Jellyfish

An underwater photographer has posted images of a huge, human-sized jelly fish swimming alongside his wildlife biologist colleague. The pair were caught by surprise when the giant, colorful creature swam alongside them.

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Behind the Scenes of Amazing Pet Portraits

Behind the Scenes of Amazing Pet Portraits

If you own a pet, you’ve definitely taken a picture of him or her more than once. Belgian photographer Vincent Lagrange does just that for all sorts of animals as a big part of his career.

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Photographer Captures Python Consuming Entire Crocodile in One Go

Photographer Captures Python Consuming Entire Crocodile in One Go

A new set of photos released by a wildlife rescue center in Western Australia shows a python incredibly eating a freshwater crocodile whole. The collection of images detail the drama from start to finish, with the outline of the croc evident inside its predator’s body.

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Photographer Captures Video Footage of Intense Bear Fight From Just Feet Away

Photographer Captures Video Footage of Intense Bear Fight From Just Feet Away

A photographer has captured footage of an intense bear fight from just feet away, which saw the two animals growling, launching at, and attacking each another.

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Wildlife Photography: How to Get Closer to Animals

Wildlife Photography: How to Get Closer to Animals

You aren’t going to get very far as a wildlife photographer if the animals are constantly being scared away before you get into position. Here are some helpful tips on improving your approach.

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